Article: Why UN, governments should infuse community development strategy in SDGs’s implementation

"Muhammad Bello Shitu, a professor of community development and innovation diffusion, is the Africa regional director and global vice president of the Scotland-based International Association for Community Development. In this interview, he argues that community development approach has great potentials for institutionalizing social justice in the governance process." Read full article here

Call for papers: ACDA & IACD Community Development Conference 2017

Aotearoa Community Development Association (ACDA) and International Association of Community Development (IACD) Conference 2017 - call for papers now open. The conference will address the challenge of Agenda 2030 to Community Development practitioners, agencies and academics. There are a number of ways for you to contribute to and participate in the conference, including practice workshops, … Continue reading Call for papers: ACDA & IACD Community Development Conference 2017

The Making of an Empowering Profession

“The Making of an Empowering Profession” is a unique collection  – a “Reader” – of material that outlines and illustrates how the practices that we now describe as Community Learning and Development have been created, analysed, argued over and changed since the mid-1970s. “The Making of an Empowering Profession” was first published in 1996, followed … Continue reading The Making of an Empowering Profession